Fun with Music!
Often folks have the perception that classical music in dry, stiff, boring, long-hair, and more. The truth is that these descriptors are quite far from the truth. Classical music is often filled with humor, fun, strong emotion of all kinds, and so enjoyable!
Take a look at a few performers, below: they are all dealing with classical music in their professional careers. I see no boredom and no stiffness in these videos. Just lots of fun! You be the judge:
In the first one the performers are Yitzhak Perlman, Zubin Mehta, Pinhas Zukerman having fun with Mendelssohn:
Now look at Jacqueline DuPre, and Yitzhak Perlman, and Daniel Barenboim changing performance roles in the Schubert Trout Quintet:
Finally, here are Lang Lang and Barenboim playing a Schubert encore after a concert; not so silly, and still lots of fun…